Charles M. Faulkner

Charles M. Faulkner

81, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2012. Chuck was born September 9, 1931 in Peoria, Illinois to the late Charles C. and Mildred L. Faulkner. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years. Chuck retired in 1986 from Detroit Diesel Allison division of General Motors with 37 years of service.

Racing and race cars were his greatest passions. He was a member of the Vintage Auto Racing Club and several other vintage car clubs around the country. He spent over 20 years traveling around the country racing his two vintage race cars.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4 in Flanner and Buchanan - Carmel , where friends and family are invited to gather on Thursday, January 3 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 56 years, Della-V; children, E. Dianne (husband, Alton Southerland) Faulkner, David J. (wife, Mindy) Faulkner and Eric R. Faulkner; grandchildren, Nicholas, Lauren, Jared, Jake, Daric, Brent and Kaley Ann; great grandson, Steven; brother, Ronald L. (wife, Lucille) Faulkner.

Memorial contributions may be made to the . To sign the online guest register, please visit:

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 3, 2013